Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen; and professionals of the pensions and securities industry.
Let me take this opportunity to acknowledge the presence of Mr. Hayford Attah-Krufi, CEO of National Pensions & Regulatory Authority (NPRA); Rev. Daniel Ogbarmey-Tetteh, D-G of Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC); Philip Hillman, Chairman-LCM, JLL; Mr. Robin Bonnerjee, CEO, SLE Global Amsterdam; Dr. John Ofori-Tenkorang D-G, SSNIT (or REP); Abena Amoah, Dep. MD, GSE; my Fellow Speakers and all protocols observed.
Permit me to walk you through how defined contribution pension funds may invest in REITs under Alternative Investment asset class as defined in our space by The National Pensions Regulatory Authority through approved guidelines:
7.2. Pension funds may be invested in Real Estate Investment Trusts or Funds, subject to the following requirements: